BUSINESSES LOOKED TO THEIR INSURANCE COMPANY FOR HELP Business owners across Texas are studying their business income coverages as their insurance companies deny their claims. In county after county, across the State, business were forced to close their doors to customers. No customers meant no money to these businesses. From restaurants to gyms to salons to dentists to hospitality industry […]
Brasher Law Firm Takes On Insurance Company for Local Salon
Brasher law firm fights for denied salon owner.
Brasher Law Firm Sues Hartford for COVID-19 Business Interruption Denial
Brasher Law Firm filed a lawsuit against The Hartford insurance group and its subsidiary for failing to pay a business interruption claim due to business closure. The business, Risinger Nelson Orthodontics, was forced to close due to State and County Orders as well as guidance from the American Dental Association. The practice purchased insurance to cover business interruption due governmental […]
Does my Insurance Cover Loss of Business Income due to COVID-19?
We know a lot of businesses are struggling right now, and are wondering how they can stay in business and pay their employees at the same time. As businesses across the state and country are forced to shut down, business owners right now are asking: does my insurance policy cover my loss of business income because of COVID-19? The […]
FEMA: TS Imelda a Major Disaster for 6 Counties
FEMA MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATION OPENS AID FOR SETXans FEMA Aid Update: Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, and Orange Counties have been designated as Major Disaster areas are citizens of those communities can apply for assistance from FEMA whether they have flood insurance or not. The application window opened October 5, 2019 and will run through February 28, 2021. Below is […]
Brasher Law Firm Helps Local Business Get Paid for Its Harvey Losses
Cocomo Joe’s is a well-known local business that has served Southeast Texas for a number of years. While its building did not flood in Hurricane Harvey, Joe’s did suffer water damage from a roof failure. Joes filed a claim with its insurance company but was met with a denial. That is where we came in. After an investigation of the […]
Brasher Law Firm Gets Local Resident Riding Again
Hurricane Harvey caused mayhem in Southeast Texas. And, while struggling to repair a flooded home, many Southeast Texans could at least find solace in a prompt adjustment of their flooded vehicle. That was the case for Mr. Magee – at least for one of the cars in his garage. Parked next to his flooded Nissan Altima was his Suzuki Bergman […]
The Truth about Insurance Law Changes
During the course of Hurricane Harvey ravaging Southeast Texas, Corpus Christi, Dickinson, Rockport, Houston and surrounding counties, like Jefferson, Orange, Hardin, Jasper, Tyler, etc…, speculation from both sides of the aisle spread like wildfire about what the new changes to the Texas Insurance Code would mean for victims of Hurricane Harvey. People barely made it to shelters, and the sponsor […]
Need to Investigate Homeowner Claims Evaluated by Texas Supreme Court
Last week the Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case where to decide if insurance companies owe a duty to conduct a fair and reasonable investigation for policy-holder’s claims. In USAA v. Menchaca, the case went all the way to a jury verdict. The homeowners had a homeowner’s policy to protect their home from storm damage, like Hurricane […]
Can I Sue My Insurance Company If They Did Not Investigate My Claim?
It is important for insurance consumers to be aware that their insurance company is not necessarily on their side after a claim is filed. The goal of an insurance company is to collect premiums from their consumers and avoid paying money for claims filed. Their goal is not always to pay for the claims filed by their policy holders. When you file a claim, […]